International Olympic Committee's coordination commission for the 2010 Winter Games holds final meetings in Vancouver



    VANCOUVER, Aug. 24 /CNW/ - The International Olympic Committee's (IOC)
coordination commission for the 2010 Winter Games will be in Vancouver this
week for a two-day working session and update on the Vancouver Organizing
Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC)
preparations to date. This will be the ninth and final meeting of the
commission before the Games.
    The coordination commission for the 2010 Winter Games is led by René
Fasel. A complete list of the commission members can be found on the IOC
website at www.olympic.org.
    The following media opportunities are scheduled during the visit:

    
    Opening Plenary Session Photo Opportunity
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    When:       9:00 am Tuesday, August 25

    Where:      VANOC Offices
                400-3585 Graveley St., Vancouver, BC

    Who:        IOC's coordination commission for the 2010 Winter Games and
                VANOC executives

    Background: This will be a photo opportunity only.
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                Commission members and VANOC executives will not be available
                for interviews; however, VANOC will record the audio of the
                opening remarks and will provide digital files to interested
                journalists.

    Closing News Conference
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    When:       1:00 pm Wednesday, August 26
                Media sign-in will begin at 12:15 pm

    Where:      VANOC Offices
                400-3585 Graveley St., Vancouver, BC

    Conference
     line:      1.866.225.0198

    Who:        René Fasel, IOC coordination commission chairman
                Gilbert Felli, IOC Olympic Games executive director
                John Furlong, VANOC Chief Executive Officer
                Dave Cobb, VANOC Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive
                Vice President

    Note:       Media are asked to bring accreditation. There is limited
                visitor parking available at VANOC's head office.
    





For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Chris Brumwell, VANOC
Communications, (604) 403-1869, E-mail: chris_brumwell@vancouver2010.com;
International Olympic Committee Press Office, +41 (21) 621.6000, E-mail:
pressoffice@olympic.org

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